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    August 22

    “Through its Fellowship Programs, the Ford Foundation seeks to increase the diversity of the nation’s college and university faculties by increasing their ethnic and racial diversity, to maximize the educational benefits of diversity, and to increase the number of professors who can and will use diversity as a resource for enriching the education of all students.”

    Each year, the Ford Foundation offers approximately 65 predoctoral fellowships ($24,000 per year for up to three years), as well as dissertation and postdoctoral fellowships.

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    July 31
    Funds two years of study at University of Cambridge for first-generation college student.
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    October 30
    Abigail Press B.A. ’12, an electronic musician, reflects on months spent recording and performing throughout Europe.
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    August 5
    Meet four of our exceptional professors.
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    June 12
    Lewis & Clark Cappella Nova and Community Chorale choirs will be featured on All Classical Portland (89.9 FM) on Sunday, June 15, at 1 p.m. The episode of Played in Oregon can be heard online at allclassical.org.
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    March 27

    Lewis & Clark professors discuss the women who inspired their careers.

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    March 14
    Angela Webber B.A. ’10, along with her sister Aubrey, made Portland history by raising more than $80,000 on Kickstarter for their geek-pop band, The Doubleclicks. The Career Development Center recently caught up with Angela to learn more about her music, her advice to young alumni, and what made The Doubleclicks Kickstarter campaign such a success.
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    March 13
    Lance Inouye, Music Director and Conductor of the Lewis & Clark Orchestra, also teaches conducting and music theory.  
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    March 10
    Catherine Sergeant B.A. ’70, M.A.T. ’75 has been named Librarian of the Year by the Oregon Association of School Libraries. Sergeant is head librarian of the Jefferson County School District, which consists of six school libraries.
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    March 5

    Kristina Dill ’15 began exploring her passion for science and music at a young age. She picked up her first violin at age three and took her first chemistry class at Lewis & Clark when she was just 15.

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    February 19
    Visiting Assistant Professor of Humanities Marianna Ritchey B.A. ’99 recently collaborated with Katy Davidson B.A. ’99 to write a theme song for Rookie magazine that captures the publication’s mission of empowering teenage girls. The result is “Go Forth, Feminist Warriors,” a triumphant anthem that includes the talents of more than a dozen musicians.
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    July 22
    With help from students, staff, and faculty, Lewis & Clark has launched a new digital initiative to honor a key part of the school’s legacy.
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    March 20
    Cappella Nova, one of three choral groups on campus, will be traveling to Egypt this May for its first international tour in more than 30 years.
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    March 4
    Renegade Stringband, a band that counts four recent graduates among the ranks, is opening for the Paperboys at the Aladdin. Catch Gavin Duffy ‘07, Jessica Jarris ‘10, Austin Moore ‘10, and Joe Seamons ‘07 on March 16th at 8 p.m.
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    March 4
    Portland has a rich contemporary music scene, and professor Michael Johanson strives to connect his students to it as often as possible. This spring, he has invited students and community members to attend several performances of his compositions throughout the city.
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    February 12
    The Asian Cultural Council’s Residency program in Asia assists individual American artists, scholars, and professionals undertaking research, teaching, and creative residencies at cultural and educational institutions in East and Southeast Asia. Projects supported in the ACC Residency Program demonstrate close collaboration in design and execution between the visiting American specialist and the host organization and produce tangible results such as publication, course development, or the creation of new artistic work. The program helps to foster the growth of Asian cultural studies in the U.S. and of American cultural studies in Asia, as well as to stimulate long-term relationships in the arts and humanities between American individuals and institutions and their colleagues in Asia.
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    January 22
    Katherine FitzGibbon, assistant professor of music and director of choral activities, and founder and artistic director for Portland’s Resonance Ensemble, recently received funding for a performance to take place at Lewis & Clark.
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    December 12
    Harsha Abeyaratne B.A. ’89 studied in at Lewis & Clark, but taking the stage this week as a solo pianist represents one more step on his uncommon journey toward a career in music and education. 
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    November 28
    Lewis & Clark has renewed its connection with the prestigious Portland Chamber Orchestra, bringing world-class music to campus once again.
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    November 20
    Eddie Barksdale ’13 recently won a musical theatre competition hosted by the Oregon State Cascade Chapter of National Association of Teachers of Singing.
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    September 19
    Experience collaboration, critical thinking, and creative expression at their best.
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    July 26
    Music students at Lewis & Clark are singers and pianists, harpists and drummers, theorists and performers, Wagner buffs, jazz musicians, and world music devotees.
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    July 26

    In addition to the stellar faculty of the music department at Lewis & Clark, guest conductors offer students international perspectives and a taste of exciting new areas of research and performance.

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    July 26
    A perennial favorite among Lewis & Clark students, Jeff Leonard’s electronic music class brings together majors and non-majors who compose, arrange, and rearrange music in this innovative genre. 
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    July 26
    Whether they’re performing in downtown Portland, in the student-run co-op on campus, or in the auditorium of Evans Hall, Lewis & Clark’s student musicians enjoy vocal and instrumental collaboration.
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    May 22
    Called a “true Renaissance man,” Ethan Allred ’12 is the winner of the 2012 Rena J. Ratte Award, the undergraduate college’s highest academic honor. The award recognizes excellence in scholastic, intellectual, and creative achievements, and is presented during the undergraduate Honors Convocation ceremony preceding commencement in May.
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    February 17
    The Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD)—German Academic Exchange Service—has awarded Katherine FitzGibbon, Assistant Professor of Music, a research visit grant.
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    February 16
    Michael Johanson, Assistant Professor of Music Composition, is the 2012 Composer-in-Residence at the Jubilus Festival in Gainesville, Florida.
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    December 15
    Professor Katherine FitzGibbon is at the center of a growing musical movement that’s catching the attention of the Wall Street Journal.
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